TulipFest 2017

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Rotorua Museum Tulip Fest Activity Trail

Date: Sat 30 Sept - Sun 15 Oct, all day
Location: Government Garden
Cost: Free
Have fun exploring Government Gardens to solve clues and be in to win a great prize pack. Collect clue sheet from Rotorua i-SITE or from Te Rūnanga Tea House during their free craft sessions. For more information click here.

Tulips for Sale -
Rotorua Farmers Market

Dates: Sun 1 Oct & Sun 8 Oct, 9am - 1pm
Location: Tutanekai Street (Pukuatua Street to Hinemoa Street)
Cost: $5 for three flowering tulip bulbs
Brighten up your home or garden with tulips from the Rotorua Lakes Council Nursery. For more information click here.


October School Holiday Drop-In Craft Activities 

Dates:
Mon 2 - Fri 6 Oct, 10am - 3pm
Mon 9 - Fri 13 Oct, 10am -  3pm
Location: Te Rūnanga Tea House, Government Gardens
Cost: Free
Drop in with the kids these holidays and enjoy some cool free craft activities, with some fun colouring-in sheets for younger children.
For more information click here.

Outside the Walls Guided Tours – Tulip Twist

Date: Thurs 5 - Sun 8 Oct, 11am & 2pm
Location: Outside the Museum, Government Gardens
Cost: Free
The Government Gardens tours have been given a tulip twist during the Rotorua Tulip Fest showcasing some impressive tulip displays and sharing the history of the area. (Weather permitting). 
For more information click here.

Sudima Children’s Cupcake Decorating

Date: Thurs 5 Oct, 10am & 1pm 
Location: Sudima Hotel Lake Rotorua, 1000 Eruera Street
Cost: Free
Introducing... Cupcake decorating for kids. Cakes and decorations will be supplied. Bookings required, numbers limited. For more information click here.

Walking Tour – Rotorua Tulips with Mark Paget

Date: Thurs 5 Oct, 10am
Location: Te Rūnanga Tea House (Verandah), Government Gardens
Cost: Free
Mark Paget, Rotorua Lakes Council Open Spaces Operations Advisor (Horticulture), takes a tour through Government Gardens sharing the history of tulip planting for Rotorua Lakes Council. (Weather permitting). For more information click here.

Tulips for Sale -
Rotorua Night Market

Dates: Thurs 5 Oct, 5pm - 10pm
Location: Tutanekai Street (Pukuatua Street to Hinemoa Street)
Cost: $5 for three flowering tulip bulbs
Brighten up your home or garden with tulips from the Rotorua Lakes Council Nursery. For just $5 you can purchase three bagged and flowering bulbs. For more information click here.

Tulips Three Ways - Holiday Art

Date: Fri 6 Oct, 9am - 3pm
Location: The Arts Village, 1240 Hinemaru Street
Cost: $25 per child
Spring is in the air! In this special art-making session for 8-12 year olds, local artist Helen English will teach three ways of making colourful tulips. For more information click here.

Children’s Art House Open Day

Date: Sat 7 Oct, 10am - 1pm
Location: The Children's Art House, Government Gardens
Cost: Free
Children can create their own version of a tulip out of cardboard, paint, glue and glitter. A fun open day for all. For more information click here.

Dutch Market Day

Date: Sat 7 Oct, 10am - 1pm
Location: Netherland Society Club Rooms, Neil Hunt Park, Tarawera Road, Lynmore
Cost: Free
Come along to the Dutch Market Day to buy all kinds of delicious Dutch food including croquettes, oliebollen, salted herring, cheese, cookies and of course all your favourite Dutch sauces. For more information click here.

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